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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission, authorizing Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway to install flashing lights and gates at the County Road 35A (001-913V) grade crossing in Wyandot County.

Fred Green, president and chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific has stepped down, effective immediately. Green leaves the company following 34 years of dedicated service. In addition, Green has resigned as a director and will not stand for re-election at the company's shareholder meeting. ...

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's PATH rail system reported record ridership in 2011, with 76.6 million commuter trips made during the year, the highest

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association hired Ashley Bosch as its operations manager.

Transportation Technology Center, Inc.'s Board of Directors approved three organizational changes. Firdausi Irani was elected to the position of vice president of business development and officer of TTCI, Robert Florom was elected to the position of vice president of engineering and quality servi ...

Parsons Brinckerhoff was awarded two contracts covering design of railway systems, one of which is for the United Kingdom's second high-speed rail line, which will run between London Euston and Birmingham in the West Midlands.

Sound Transit contractors have connected the University Link light-rail tunnels with the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel (DSTT) in Washington state. The tunnel-boring machine (TBM) nicknamed "Brenda" recently completed its one-mile trip on the second tunnel between Capitol Hill and downtown. ...

The completion of the nearly $8 million San Mateo Creek Bridge, gateway to California's Trestles Beach and its famous surf break, was formally marked on Monday as a northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner made its way across the new bridge.

BNSF Railway Company plans to invest an estimated $242 million on maintenance and rail capacity enhancement and expansion projects in Kansas and an additional $130 million in Missouri this year.

CalAmp Corp., provider of wireless products, services and solutions, received initial purchase orders totaling approximately $5 million to supply interoperable Positive Train Control radios to two North American Class 1 railroads for delivery in the second half of calendar 2012.

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